Meet the Dorval & Chorne Team

Meet the Dorval & Chorne Team

Dorval & Chorne is an independent firm that believes financial planning is a process, not a product. We are committed to providing a consistent level of high-quality service in helping you reach your goals.

What you can expect from us:

We provide a comprehensive look at all of your financial resources making sure you are on track to achieve your goals.

We are accessible to all members by phone, email, and one-on-one meetings.  If you would like to schedule a time to sit down and meet with one of our advisors at our Maple Grove office, please contact Ellen Kvenild at ekvenild@dorvalchorne.com or at (612) 436-3714.

Visit our website www.dorvalchorne.com to learn more!

Phone: (763) 795-9168
ddorval@dorvalchorne.com

Dan J Dorval, CFP
Dan is President and CEO of Dorval & Chorne Financial Advisors. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ who entered the financial services industry in 1999 and has built a client base consisting mostly of health care professionals.  Dan is a Registered Representative through Cetera Advisor Networks.  Dan is the author of Financial Success For the Rest of Us: Reality Based Financial Planning for Mainstream America. He is a frequent guest speaker for the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) on the topic of retirement income planning.  Dan is also a contributing financial columnist to the Always a Nurse newsletter circulated nationally by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Dan graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering.  He lives in Otsego, Minnesota with his wife, Tracy, and their two beautiful daughters, Isabella and Alaina.
Phone: (612) 436-3712
jchorne@dorvalchorne.com
John T Chorne, CFP
John is Vice President and CFO of Dorval & Chorne Financial Advisors.   He is a Certified Financial Planner™ who entered the financial services industry in 1999 and has been a financial advisor in the Twin Cities area since 2002. John graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota – Moorhead in Finance.  He completed his CFP™ curriculum through the American College in 2007 and received his designation in 2008.  John lives in Maple Grove where he spends his free time teaching chess to local youth.
 
Phone: (612) 436-3714
ekvenild@dorvalchorne.com
 Ellen Kvenild
Ellen is the Director of Operations at Dorval & Chorne Financial Advisors and has been a part of the team since 2006. She earned her series 7 registration in 2008, allowing her to help process trades and become more involved with client service. Ellen graduated from Minnesota State – Mankato with a degree in Communication. She lives in Maple Grove with her husband Kyle, daughter Natalie, son Levi, and their dog, Stanley.
 
Phone: (612) 436-3713
KChapman@dorvalchorne.com
 Kate Chapman
Kate is an Advisor Support Specialist at Dorval & Chorne Financial Advisors who joined the team in early 2020. She works mainly with John to support him in various functions. Kate graduated from Bethel University with a degree in Social Work. She lives in Anoka with her husband Perry and two teenagers, Peyton and Kinsley.
 
Phone: (612) 436-3718
BSchuler@dorvalchorne.com
 Bret Schuler
Bret is an Advisor Support Specialist at Dorval & Chorne Financial Advisors who joined the team in early 2020. He works with all advisors to provide more behind the scenes support with data and technology, but you will also see him helping in MNA meetings. In 2001, he graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in marketing. He currently lives in Maple Grove with his wife Naomi, and four children: Virginia, Tess, Layna, and Dane, and puppy Willow.